Friday 16 October 2009
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 16, 2009). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Down by Jay Sean.
Not Since You, directed by Jeff Stephenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while An Echo In The Bone by Diana Gabaldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fear Clinic.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks or Spider-Man: Toxic City.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 October 2009
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- Voters in Botswana take part in a general election. (Al Jazeera)
- The United States records a budget deficit of $1.42 trillion. (Bloomberg)
- Stephen Gately:
- The surviving members of Boyzone fly to Majorca to escort the body of Stephen Gately home to Dublin. (''The Irish Times'')
- The UK Press Complaints Commission's website crashes after receiving hundreds of complaints about a Jan Moir article in the ''Daily Mail'' concerning her views on the singer's death. Retailer Marks Spencer withdraws advertising and Nestlé disassociates itself from her writing. (''The Huffington Post'')
- Treaty of Lisbon:
- An opinion poll shows that 65% of Czechs support President Václav Klaus’ refusal to sign the Lisbon Treaty. (Wall Street Journal)
- A strong earthquake hits Indonesia, causing mass panic and evacuations in Jakarta. (CNN)
- The United Nations Human Rights Council endorses the Goldstone report on the Gaza War, accusing both Israel and Hamas of war crimes. (Al Jazeera)
- Five men are convicted in Sydney, Australia of plotting a terrorist attack. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
- One part of Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) ends a three-month ceasefire and resumes attacks on the oil industry in Nigeria. (IOL)
- Guinea's civil service minister Alpha Diallo resigns after a massacre of opposition supporters, following agriculture minister Abdourahmane Sanoh who resigned days earlier. (IOL)
- The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon announces plans to establish a commission into the killing of unarmed protestors in Guinea last month. (AP via Google News)
- Australian pop singer, songwriter, and actress Kylie Minogue makes her Hindi cinema debut in ''Blue'', thought to be the most expensive Bollywood production ever. (''The Times'')
- At least seven people are killed and at least ten are injured in an explosion at a mosque, police station and passenger bus in Peshawar, Pakistan. (BBC)
- In Berlin, the reconstructed Neues Museum officially reopens after 70 years. (''The Times'')
- The MDC partially pulls out of the unity government with Zanu PF in Zimbabwe after one of their members, Roy Bennett is detained on terrorism charges. (Xinhua)
- Roy Bennett is later released from jail on bail, ordered by the High Court. (Associated Press)
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Sport Games on 16 October 2009
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Bielefeld - Aachen : 1 - 0
- Cottbus - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 2
- Oberhausen - St Pauli : 1 - 3
Division 2Football (France)
- Ajaccio - Brest : 0 - 0
- Angers - Istres : 1 - 0
- Arles - Bastia : 1 - 0
- Chateauroux - Nimes : 1 - 2
League 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Cheltenham - Macclesfield : 1 - 2
Serie BFootball (Italy)
- Lecce - Salernitana : 1 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2009 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Pretty Wings - Maxwell
- Break Up - Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
- Successful - Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
- Run This Town - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
- Wasted - Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
- Under - Pleasure P
- God In Me - Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
- Number One - R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson
- Forever - Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
- Bad Habits - Maxwell
Top #10 Latin songs
- Shakira - Loba
- Nelly Furtado - Manos Al Aire
- Te Ira Mejor Sin Mi - Joan Sebastian
- Su Veneno - Aventura
- Espinoza Paz - Lo Intentamos
- Mi Cama Huele A Ti - Tito "El Bambino" El Parton Featuring Zion & Lennox
- El Amor - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Esclavo De Sus Besos - David Bisbal
- Looking For Paradise - Alejandro Sanz Featuring Alicia Keys
- Sufre - Dareyes de La Sierra
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
“Cougar Town,” which had its premiere on Sept. 23, was criticized by the Parents Television Council for its “tawdry sexual content.” [..]
Earnings reports from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup were both better than expected, but they also highlighted the political and financial obstacles facing each bank. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $46.49
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $62.15
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $64.16
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $47.83
- 1 CHF = 6.7074 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.5849 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9811 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.257 CNY
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